Niccolo Mejia

Niccolo Mejia covers AI applications across industries at Emerj. He holds a bachelor's degree in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College.

Articles by Niccolo

30 articles
Artificial Intelligence in Medical Robotics - Current Applications and Possibilities

Artificial Intelligence in Medical Robotics – Current Applications and Possibilities

AI applications in healthcare are becoming more common for white-collar automation and diagnostics. However, medical robotics is an area that may be marginally underdeveloped. This is likely because of regulations concerning automated surgery. In this article, we cover how AI software is finding its way into medical robotics now and how it might in the […]

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AI-Based Fraud Detection in Banking - What's Possible

AI-Based Fraud Detection in Banking – Current Applications and Trends

There are numerous AI applications making their way into large banks – and fraud is a major area of nascent AI investment in banking. Anomaly detection is one AI approach in particular that could help banks identify fraudulent transactions and transfers. With predictive analytics, banks could both detect fraud and score transactions by risk level […]

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Artificial Intelligence for Pharmaceutical Research and Development

Artificial Intelligence for Pharmaceutical Research and Development

The facilitation of research and development (R&D) is perhaps the most common use case for AI applications in the pharmaceutical industry. There are numerous solutions for extracting and organizing research data from clinical trial notes and other medical documents. Additionally, there is software that can purportedly analyze data from images of drug compounds at the […]

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AI-Based Document Digitization in Healthcare – What’s Possible

Machine vision has numerous use cases within the healthcare industry, including clinical solutions such as medical imaging and medical diagnostics. There are also possibilities in white collar automation such as medical transcription. That said, there is a less common application for machine vision in optical character recognition (OCR), which can be used to digitize physical […]

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Predictive Analytics in Banking - Current Applications

Predictive Analytics in Banking – 4 Current Use-Cases

AI applications for the banking and finance industry include various software offerings for fraud detection and business intelligence. There are also predictive analytics applications outside of these that help banks automate financial processes and services that they offer their customers and provide internal analytics. In this article, we identify three ways predictive analytics software could […]

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Artificial Intelligence at the Top Medical Device Companies

Artificial Intelligence at the Top Medical Device Companies

Predictive and prescriptive analytics seem to be the most common types of AI applications at the top medical device companies. These companies, particularly Becton Dickinson, Medtronic, and Fresenius Medical Care, tend to partner with AI firms and vendors to create software that they intend to sell to hospitals most often. In this article, we present […]

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Artificial Intelligence-Based Fraud Detection in Insurance

Artificial Intelligence-Based Fraud Detection in Insurance

In recent years, the demand for greater cybersecurity has risen even among the everyday citizen. This is especially true for one’s personal and financial information, which fraudsters are constantly finding new methods of breaching accounts to find. This need for security has also risen in insurance, and numerous AI firms are selling claims fraud detection solutions […]

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AI at the Top Healthcare Companies in the World - Current Initiatives

AI at the Top Healthcare Companies – Current Initiatives

Although one might assume healthcare companies are investing the most amount of money into AI for R&D efforts, such as clinical trials, drug discovery, and surgical robotics, the top healthcare companies don’t seem to be publicizing their efforts if they are. These could be for a variety of reasons, as we outline in our article How […]

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AI at Visa - Current Projects and Services

Artificial Intelligence at Visa – Current Use Cases and Services

Applications for artificial intelligence technology within the financial industry are most often focused on document search and fraud detection. This is especially true for large credit card companies such as Visa and Mastercard, who themselves provide technology to smaller businesses and card issuers. Visa has been using and improving their fraud detection technology for a […]

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Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare - A Comprehensive Overview

Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare – A Comprehensive Overview

Various use cases and applications for AI and machine learning in the healthcare industry are proposed more frequently now than ever. Healthcare leaders may find it difficult to keep up with where AI is being applied in their sector. Similar to the pharmaceutical industry, the healthcare industry is one with numerous uses for nearly every […]

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